Traces the building and launch of the Tank Landing Ship Coconino County (LST-603) during World War II. During WWII, LST-603 was assigned to the European Theater of Operations. She participated in Operation Dragoon, the invasion of southern France, in August and September. Also shown are LST 521 SS Cape May County, an LST-491-class tank landing ship, and LST-470. Landing Ship, Tank (LST) was the military designation for naval vessels created during World War II to support amphibious operations... Topic: U.S. Coast Guard film.
"After You've Gone", a 1918 popular song composed by Turner Layton, with lyrics written by Henry Creamer, played by the U.S. Coast Guard Band Dixieland Jazz Band ensemble for the album "South". Topics: us coast guard band, jazz
"The DHS March" by Capt. Lewis J. Buckley, a composition made in commemoration of the establishment of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, by the director of its premier band of the department. Played by the U.S. Coast Guard Band. Topics: us coast guard band, military march
Shot in the 1950s, this film profiles the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), the military academy of the United States Coast Guard located in New London, Connecticut. The four year program offered by the Academy is described, and the various academy, athletic and other opportunities presented detailed. The venerable sailing vessel Eagle is shown conducting a cruise to Europe, escorted by the USCGC Campbell (WPG-32) a 327-foot (100 m) Secretary-Class (also known as "Treasury... Topic: U.S. Coast Guard recruiting film.
Details the work of the U.S. Coast Guard in the international sea lanes of the Northern Pacific, where icebergs are a constant threat to passenger and cargo ships. USCG patrol vessels track ice formations, assisted by B-17 aircraft. Features footage of the famed liner Queen Mary and USCGC Mendota (WHEC-69), an Owasco class high endurance cutter. Mendota was scrapped in 1974. Topic: U.S. Coast Guard educational film.
Made in 1940, this U.S. Coast Guard film shows the Cadet Cruise made by the USCG's class of 1940. The USCG cutter Bibb was deployed to South America with the cadets on board, and visits made to a variety of Central and South American ports. A transit of the Panama Canal is made, and Lima and Santiago visited along with Cartagena. Bibb is quite a storied sip. Built in 1936, the USCGC Bibb (WPG-31) was a 327-foot (100 m) Secretary-Class (also known as "Treasury Class") Coast Guard ship... Topic: U.S. Coast Guard recruiting film.
During a wartime emergency, the ships of the Coast Guard were supplemented by hundreds of civil craft. Outfitted as Coast Guard Auxilliary craft, these pleasure cruisers were tasked with such tasks as spotting enemy U-boats, and rescuing crews of ships sunk in the Battle of the Atlantic. This rare film, made as a recruiting tool for this special service, discusses how it all works. Topic: U.S. Coast Guard recruiting film.
The sea lanes surrounding Alaska are the gateway to the Arctic Ocean, and of vital importance to the United States during the Cold War. In this film, the men of the Coast Guard cutter USCGC Klamath (WHEC-66) visit Alaskan waters, and perform various humanitarian missions among its Native American residents. Klamath also monitors the seas, servicing buoys and making certain the sea lanes are safe for transit. They also wave the flag near the shores of the United States' key adversary during the... Topic: U.S. Coast Guard educational film.
On October 16, 1956, a Pan Am Clipper aircraft en route from San Francisco to Honolulu, Hawaii -- the Sovereign of the Skies -- was forced to ditch in the Pacific. Fortunately for the passengers, the U.S. Coast Guard vessel Ponchartrain was close at hand. This incredible film shows the efforts of the airplane pilot and co-pilot, and Coast Guard captain and crewmen, to save the passengers after a ditching at sea. The incident remains one of the proudest moments in the history of the Coast Guard.... Topic: U.S. Coast Guard educational film.
Shot in the 1930s, this film profiles the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), the military academy of the United States Coast Guard located in New London, Connecticut. The four year program offered by the Academy is described, and the various academy, athletic and other opportunities presented detailed. Seagoing activities aboard a modern cutter are shown, including gunnery practice. Topic: U.S. Coast Guard recruiting film.
The "Colonel Bogey March" by Kenneth Alford, played by the US Coast Guard Band for the album "The Coast Guard Remembers World War II". Topics: us coast guard band, british military marches, british army
Scientists and Coast Guard swimmers test the integrity a melt pond on sea ice in the Chukchi Sea on July 9, 2010, before drilling holes through which instruments can be deployed to collect data. The research is part of NASA's ICESCAPE mission onboard the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy to sample the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the ocean and sea ice. Impacts of Climate change on the Eco-Systems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment (ICESCAPE) is a multi-year... Topics: Alaska, Chukchi Sea, ICESCAPE, U.S. Coast Guard, Healy, NASA, Kathryn Hansen, explored Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/4786296307/
Researcher Cedric Fichot, of University of South Carolina, disembarks from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy on July 21, 2010, after reachingSeward, Alaska, at the end of the 2010 ICESCAPE mission. NASA's ICESCAPE mission to sampled the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the ocean and sea ice. Impacts of Climate change on the Eco-Systems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment (ICESCAPE) is a multi-year NASA shipborne project. The bulk of the research will take place... Topics: ICESCAPE, U.S. Coast Guard, Healy, Seward, Alaska, NASA, Kathryn Hansen Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/4822099688/
byHerbert Hillary Booker 2nd - Tujunga, California - 2009
There are two issues to complete the Crow's Nest newsletter, Issue 12 has 40-pages and Issue 13 has 62-pages. The first page of Issue 12 shown here. Enjoy! Topics: Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Telephone interview with former Coast Guard LCDR Armand Chapeau, wounded in Vietnam, and received medical care aboard USS Repose (AH-16). Conducted by Jan K. Herman, Historian of the Navy Medical Department, 5 February 2009. Topics: oral history, Vietnam War, hospital ship, USS Repose, US Coast Guard, morphine, religion
Teams of scientists set up equipment on sea ice not far from the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy in the Chukchi Sea on July 4, 2010, where they spent the day collecting data. The research is part of NASA's ICESCAPE oceanographic mission to sample the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the ocean and sea ice. Impacts of Climate change on the Eco-Systems and Chemistry of the Arctic Pacific Environment (ICESCAPE) is a multi-year NASA shipborne project. The bulk of the research... Topics: Alaska, Chukchi Sea, ICESCAPE, U.S. Coast Guard, Healy, NASA, Kathryn Hansen Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/4774967298/
NAVY MEDICINE Vol. 82, No. 1 January-February 1991 From the Surgeon General Gulf Sitrep Department Rounds 2 "The Shining Star" 102 M. Dean, USN 4 The Teeth in Operation Desert Shield 6 Wasp Medical Department Dedication LT B.G.M. Feril, MSC, USNR Features 8 Strategic Medical Readiness and Contingency Course: Navy Medicine Prepares Its Officers for a Changing World LCDR J.H. Seidman, MSC, USN CAPT R.D. Tackitt, MSC, USN 11 Desert Storm's First Purple Heart 12 Welcome to the Fleet!... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, medicalheritagelibrary, Persian Gulf War, Desert Shield, US Coast Guard
Some of the 1990 album "U.S. Coast Guard Bicentennial, 1790–1990" by the U.S. Coast Guard Band: *The original version of the Coast Guard song , "Semper Paratus", by Capt. Francis Saltus Von Boskerck *"The Bride of the Waves" (1904) by Herbert L. Clarke *The march "Douglas A. Munro" by LCDR Lewis J. Buckley *The march "The Tall Ship Eagle" (1987) by LCDR Buckley *"Way Down Yonder in New Orleans" (1922) by John Turner Layton, Jr. with... Topics: jazz, creamer and layton, us coast guard band, us military history, bicentennial, medal of honor
Navy Department BUMED News Letter Vol. 3, No. 7, March 31, 1944 Hospitalitis by Captain George F. Cottle .... ...... ....................... 1 Protein and Bed Sores ................... 6 Source of Urinary Ammonia ........... 6 Gas Gangrene, X-Ray Therapy ........ 7 D.D.T. .... .. ....................... . ..... . .... 8 Fulminating Meningococcemia ...... 10Alnav #47 ...... ................. ... ..... .. . 11 Treatment of Pyorrhea ................ 10 Glycols and Floor Oils ..... .... ..... ...... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, US Coast Guard, DDT, World War 2, World War II, psychology, rheumatic...
Former U.S, Coast Guard light keeper, Fred Kahrl narrates and conducts interviews about Seguin Island, located at the mouth of the Kennebec River. The second oldest lighthouse in Maine resides on the island, perched 180 feet above sea level. Topics: interview, lighthouses, oral history, museum, maritime history, island, Fred Kahrl, light keeper,...
This 1950s special interest short about sailing was made by the Castle Films company, a popular maker of 16mm films for the home movie market. It shows various sloops, sailboats, and racing sailboats. Australian racing dinghy's are seen at about the 2 minute mark. Dinghy racing is the competitive sport of sailing dinghies. Dinghy racing has affected aspects of the modern dinghy, including hull design, sail materials and sailplan, and techniques such as planing and trapezing. The... Topics: Sailing, Sail Racing, Tall Ship, Sailboat, Schooner, Cuba, Havana, Yacht Racing, Sqarerigger,...
Description from 1956 film catalog: "A public information film showing activities of recruits during their first three months' training at the U. S. Coast Guard Receiving Center, Cape May, N.J."No National Archives description. National Archives Identifier: 6543 Topics: Cold War, United States. Coast Guard, United States. -- Coast Guard -- Recruiting, Enlistment,...
Description from the National Archives: "On the installation of a Loran station on Bataan [sic], Philippine Islands. Building material, equipment, and supplies are loaded aboard a ship which sails out of San Francisco harbor. Coast Guardsmen survey the Loran site, unload cargo, erect tents, and supervise the building of the station by local labor. The land is cleared and leveled, cement is poured, antenna poles are raised, building foundations are laid, Loran equipment is hauled to the... Topics: US Coast Guard, Navigation, Radio aid, Radio Aids To Navigation, Radio, Losta Batan, Batanes...
In 1974, legendary Hollywood fashion designer Edith Head was asked to design a new uniform for female members of the Coast Guard. This video, probably from 1975, unveils the new designs. More info: Women Find Favor with Coast Guard Fashion PDF by Olivia Smith, Intern. U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office.26-884 Composition Of CG Women's New Uniform, National Archives Identifier: 6836 Topics: USCG, United States. -- Coast Guard -- Women's Reserve, US Coast Guard, United States. -- Coast...
byUnited Staes Coast Guard, Seventh District, United States Department of Homeland Security
Children from Goodyear Elementary, Brunswick, Georgia; Belle Hall Elementary, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina; Imagine School, Bradenton, Florida; Pearl B. Larson Elementary, Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands; Andrews Elementary, Andrews, South Carolina; Golden Isles Elementary, Brunswick, Georgia; Seminole Springs Elementary, Eustis, Florida; and Fruitland Park Elementary, Fruitland Park, Florida drew pictures and activities that featured the U.S. Coast Guard's mascot Sammy the Sea Otter.The... Topics: coloring book, Sammy the Sea Otter, United States Coast Guard, U.S. Coast Guard, mazes, word...
Navy Department BUMED News Letter Vol. 1, No. 7, May 28, 1943 Medical Officers - Special Courses and Assignments ...1Treatment of the Sick Not Experimentation ....1Nocturne ....2Meningococcal Septicemia May Simulate Waterhouse-Friderichsen Syndrome Without Adrenal Apoplexy ....2Carbamide Sulfonamide Mixtures - Use in Treatment of Compound fractures and Traumatic Wounds ....2Psychoneuroses Precipitated in Combat ....3Destruction of Red Blood Cells After Fat Ingestion, Possible Role in... Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, World War 2, World War II, Tunisia, human experimentation, psychiatry,...
byHerbert Hillary Booker 2nd - Tujunga, California - 2009
More military insignia art by Herbert Hillary Booker 2nd. 51st Infantry Regiment, 52nd Aviation Company, U.S. Army Airforne Command Electronics Board, U.S. Air Force insignia, unidentified patches, 18th Cavalry, Civil Air Patrol Olympics 1984, Revenue Cutter Service, and U.S. Coast Guard insignia. HHB2 Topics: Military Insignia Artwork, 51st Infantry Regiment, 52nd Aviation Company, U.S. Army Airborne...
"On overseas activities of the Coast Guard in World War II. Includes views of the amphibious invasions of Guadalcanal, North Africa, Anzio, Tarawa, Saipan, Luzon, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Normandy, and South France. Cutters shoot down an airplane, patrol a Persian port, deliver supplies and men to Greenland, release depth charges, and sink a German boat. Coast Guardsmen place buoys in a port, load supplies on B-24 plane, load wounded Marines aboard transports off Tarawa, and rescue sailors of... Topics: WWII, Cargo ships, Waesche, Russell R. (Russell Randolph), 1886-1946, Cutters (Ships), Search and...
United Newsreel: U.S. Army Prepares For Invasion In Europe 1943"Part 1, U.S. troops storm a beach in a practice landing assault. Part 2, Anthony Eden and Lord Halifax converse with Sec. of State Hull. Part 3, a steel life raft is tested and demonstrated by merchant seamen. Part 4, snowplows clear roads and railroads in eastern Canada. Part 5, Army men attempt to unload mules from boxcars. Part 6, destroyer escorts and tankers are constructed and launched. Part 7, mounted Coast Guardsmen... Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious Operations, Volcanoes, Tanks (Military science), Mexico...
US Coast Guard recruiting film. Elderly men, too old for service in the regular Navy, volunteer to guard ports and docks for the US Coast Guard Volunteer Port Security Force (VPSF). As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks. :) Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment, United States. -- Volunteer Port...
Naval Photographic Center film #15760. National Archives description "1) HA MS U.S. troops, with battle packs, on decks of LCI; other ships in BG. 2) HA MS Troops, sailors, on decks of LCI. 3) HA CU Troops going down ladder. 4) HA MLS Troops and sailors aboard LCI; ship tied at pier; building in BG. 5) MCU Three soldiers on deck talking.6) MS Three men talking. 7) MCU Group of men on decks of LCI: one man looking through binoculars. 8) MS Soldiers, officers, wearing battle helmets, sitting... Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy, World War II, World War, 1939-1945...
byUnited States. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office
National Archives description "Reel 1: Introductory scroll titles give history and organization. Coast Guard Cutter underway. Storm breaks over sea wall. Disabled vessel at sea. Men at work on deck of Coast Guard cutter towing disabled vessel in heavy storm. Coast Guard stations on the Atlantic shoreline. Ship wrecked on reef. Coast Guard land force shoots line from shore to wrecked vessel and sets up breeches buoy. Shipwreck victims brought to shore by means of breeches buoy. Ship on fire... Topics: United States. Coast Guard, Seaplanes -- United States, Search And Rescue Operations, Curtis Bay...
byUnited States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 23, 1944 01 So's Your Old Man: Short film about elderly men, too old for service in the regular Navy, who volunteer to guard ports and docks for the U.S. Coast Guard Volunteer Port Security Force (VPSF). 02 Somewhere In Italy: Short film about Italian mountaineer troops training with U.S. troops. 03 Target Germany: Short film about the 8th Army Air Force aerial bombing operations over Germany. 04 Private Snafu - Malaria Mike: Short animated film about Pvt... Topics: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine, United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Force, 8th, Mosquito...
Today's pot is boiling over with poltergeists, Ghostbusters, deranged comic book fanatics, Coast Guard attacks, crazy-ass Randy Quaid & sexy-time at the school library! recorded 2-10-2015 with Jay J. Bidwell and Clint Thiele Topics: Fire, exists, eduardo sanchez, twitter, billy brooks, space station 76, star wars, et, men in...